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'80s, when she held up a condom in the commercial she did, i mploring people to use a condemn, that was groundbreaking. nobody had ever done anything like that before. and here was an icon, in -- of hollywood putting her name on the line for this cause, which she believed in. >> reporter: john schriffen, news4. >> and also, just the passing of this era, "cat on a hot tin roof." "who's afraid of virginia woolf," amazing, amazing movies. and the art of elizabeth taylor. >>> meanwhile, some local high schoolers got the surprise and opportunity of a lifetime. melissa melai explains how these talented teenagers are now one huge step closer to living out their dreams. >> what do you think about that? >> that's amazing. >> congratulations to you. >> thank you. >> reporter: at duke ellington school, stunned senior sarah reid doesn't really know what to say. >> for a future english teacher, i'm kind of at a loss for words right now. >> reporter: she admits, surprising her isn't typically hard, but george washington school officialses got her good when they showed up at her school and s
. dorene gentzler explains what has so many of us tossing and turning and how to help quiet our minds without drugs in news4 your health. >> the greatest challenge is if you don't get a good night's sleep, you feel tired, maybe a little bit under the weather the next day. >> reporter: 34-year-old kristin robb spent more than 15 years trying to get a good night's sleep. >> i would have a hard time falling asleep and/or sometimes you have an easy time falling asleep but have a hard time staying asleep. >> reporter: she suffers from chronic insomnia, a condition affecting one in ten adults. it's marked by trouble sleeping that lasts for more than a month. in her case, it's lasted years. >> during those times, you get frustrated. >> reporter: insomnia is common among adults. some studies say as many as 30% of kmerns have trouble sleeping at some point in their lives. it's caused sales of sleep aids to sky rocket. in 2009, pharmacists filled 48 million prescriptions for medications like ambien and sonata. dr. jayne is the director of the sleep disorder center at george washington medical f
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